The German brand has revealed the appearance of its new MPV. The main market for the model will be China, and there will also be a premiere.
After a series of spy photos and vague teasers Volkswagen, finally, circulated sketches of the van Viloran. In the company, its new product is positioned as a “luxury MPV”, which is intended primarily for businessmen. For China it is produced in the factory of Volkswagen and SAIC joint venture, a full presentation will be held in late November at the motor show in Guangzhou.
The design of the front Viloran made based on the flagship SUV VW Touareg: ven got a similar grille and led optics. The horizontal plates of the lower grille in favor of Chinese customers are abundantly coated with chrome. Lustrous piping have glasses and lights connected by a chrome strip also. And Viloran was the first model of SAIC and Volkswagen, try the new brand logo.
Characteristics of the van have not yet been disclosed, we only know that its length is somewhere 5300 mm. That is, according to this indicator, the car overtook and VW Sharan (max 4952 mm), and its main competitor in China is an expensive monocab Buick GL8 (5256 mm for the previous generation and 5203 mm for the new MPV). According to preliminary data, Viloran will be offered in five – and seven-seat versions. It is also possible that ven will be releasing in the format 2+2+2 – these versions have many MPV in Chinese market.
Profile media tipped Viloran petrol “turboservice” 2.0 EA888 series, familiar from other Volkswagen models available in China. The engine produces 220 HP and 350 Nm. All-wheel drive probably won’t, as the locals such machines are not in great demand.
Meanwhile in China the Volkswagen has another joint venture with FAW group. So some Chinese media believe that FAW-Volkswagen will release its counterpart Viloran, but in the form of a large crossover – it will be a serial embodiment of the concept of SMV, which debuted in the spring in Shanghai. By the way, the next of kin and Viloran, and coming SUV according to the motives of the Shanghai of the prototype is the crossover Teramont (the latter produces SAIC-Volkswagen).
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Not yet announced, will choose whether expensive minivan outside the Chinese market. In this earlier model was caught during testing in Spain – a chance that Viloran will not be “exclusive”, is still there.
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